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The flag of Canada

The former flag of Canada used before February 15, 1965

Canada is the second largest country in the world only behind Russia; that neighbours the United States. It was once a former British Colony, before achieving independence on July 1st, 1867, though not achieving full independence until 1931.

Canada's own spy agency is known as the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, or CSIS for short. Before it's creation in 1984, intelligence duties was handled by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Security Service.

In the novel The Spy Who Loved Me Canada is the birthplace of Vivienne Michel and Bond tells her about his previous assignment of investigating SPECTRE's activities in Toronto.

Bond sneaks into the United States via Canada in the For Your Eyes Only short story, but not the film.

Bond does not visit Canada in the films, but although the pre-title sequence of The Spy Who Loved Me is set in the Austrian Alps, it was partly shot at Auyuittuq National Park.[1]

Kronsteen is playing a international chess match in Venice against a chess mater named MacAdams from Canada at the beginning of the movie From Russia with Love.

In Goldfinger when James Bond wakes up in Goldfinger's private jet, he asks Pussy Galore where is he and she informs him they are flying over Newfoundland.

In Thunderball, M originally wants to send James Bond to Canada for Operation Thunderball, but Bond convinces him to send him to the Bahamas instead.

In the parachute ski jump during the pre-title sequence of The Spy Who Loved Me is the setting was the Austrian Alps, it was shot in Canada at Mount Asgard.

In the movie GoldenEye, a Canadian admiral in Monaco was murdered by Janus operative Xenia Onatopp in a plot to steal the Eurocopter Tiger.

In the movie Quantum of Solace Bond informed Canadian Intelligence Officer Corinne Veneau to contact CSIS about a leak.

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